coscenarist

noun

co·​sce·​nar·​ist (ˌ)kō-sə-ˈner-ist How to pronounce coscenarist (audio)
variants or co-scenarist
plural coscenarists or co-scenarists
: someone who writes screenplays or scripts with another
A master of screenwriting structure, Stone and his co-scenarist Kieran Fitzgerald keep a stunning number of ideas and subplots in complementary balance. Jim Hemphill

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coscenarist was in 1925

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“Coscenarist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coscenarist. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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